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    Legal inlay ivory

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    Legal inlay ivory

    Post by whiteraven on Sat Jul 07, 2012 1:49 pm

    Just thought I'd share a recent find with you all.

    If you want be to get it since I am local, let me know so we can sork something out.

    http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/atq/3103089243.html
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    Re: Legal inlay ivory

    Post by ferdinand on Sun Jul 08, 2012 3:28 pm

    Wish i live in America! Shipping ivory abroad would break some rules probably!
    So i guess i'm stuck here grinding down domino's!
    U should buy those, good investment at 4 bucks!

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    Re: Legal inlay ivory

    Post by 8fingers on Mon Jul 09, 2012 1:20 pm

    I think capybara teeth are ivory too, similar to beaver, elk teeth, warthog tusks. You might want to ask around for other sources of indigenous ivory.
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    Re: Legal inlay ivory

    Post by whiteraven on Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:11 pm

    There is vegetable ivory as well, in the form of Tegu Nuts. Lots of scrimshaw artists are using them these days.
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    Re: Legal inlay ivory

    Post by ferdinand on Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:17 pm

    8fingers wrote: I think capybara teeth are ivory too, similar to beaver, elk teeth, warthog tusks. You might want to ask around for other sources of indigenous ivory.
    No capybara , elk or warthog live here in the Netherlands!
    And beavers are a protected species, or have no teeth.....
    And those tropical nuts are hard to come by.
    Plastic or deer antler is only way.
    But antlers are very expencive.
    Ill be keeping an eye out for old piano's though!

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